Fashion & Food: Because we like to look good and eat well.

Dear Reader, I have been suppressing my interest in fashion and food for far too long. I won’t explain why but I will share some photos here and there and promote a few friends too. If you see something you like, please support them and tell them where you heard the news. Food. First, IContinue reading “Fashion & Food: Because we like to look good and eat well.”

The benefit of staying focused

Seeing our ideas 💡 through to the finish creates unimaginable wins. These are the benefits of staying in our lane, at least until we reach our primary goal. “Brilliant ideas pay off and bring you prosperity!” On the flip side, “Making hasty, impatient decisions will only lead to financial loss.” Sounds like wisdom to me.Continue reading “The benefit of staying focused”

For the Fatherless (Another random recap of lessons learned over the weekend especially for ladies with daddy issues)

Fathers better beam like the sun and hang the moon to get more than a card or a pair of socks…

Dear Reader,

We piled a lot into the last weekend, didn’t we? Americans celebrated a new federal holiday, Juneteenth, and we also celebrated Father’s Day. Yea!

I wish I could tell you I did something mind-blowing for either occasion, but I was otherwise obligated. So obligated that I neglected to show respect for fathers on any of my social media accounts. My oops!

So to all the real fathers out there, I want to wish you — all the best, and may your families be blessed.

Did you catch what I wrote?

“Real fathers.”

Am I the only person who too often ascribes “real” to fathers?

Of course not.

We (as a society) don’t discriminate against mothers that way. We usually assume that all mothers are the greatest. Right? I mean, mothers have done the laborious work of carrying, for approximately nine months, this growing seed that feeds off of the mother’s body to create a child that will slide through a birth canal and be pushed out into the world. Indeed, a woman’s work is hard. So we cheer in reverence, hooray for mothers!!!!

They deserve a holiday. Well, at least some of them deserve a holiday. And y’all know I am telling the truth. While I don’t intend to be a downer, we must admit that there are some seriously poor excuses for mothers out there. Am I right, again?

Specifically, but without calling names, we have all heard about women who have driven their kids into lakes, women who have left the security of one family to begin a new one with their teenage student. And what about the women who have kids to get a check? You know, the ones called gold diggers and other unkind words. Even so, regardless of those nefarious acts (minus the first one), come Mother’s Day, someone somewhere will make them feel good about performing a natural act, whether they really are a loving and nurturing parent or not.

Happy Juneteenth Day!

The nationwide celebration from slavery begins today and so much more. Dear Reader, As Americans we can celebrate that we live in the only nation that fought a war to end slavery! So why aren’t we celebrating Jubilee Day, too, as a nation? For as long as I can remember we (members of the NAACP)Continue reading “Happy Juneteenth Day!”

Why It’s Hard to Stay in Your Lane and Why You Must

Staying in the same lane makes for a boring, behind trip. But the trip might also make you rich and famous. If you’re into that. Entrepreneur magazine defines a target market as “A specific group of consumers at which a company aims its products and services.” That definition sounds easy enough yet many of us authors and entrepreneurs areContinue reading “Why It’s Hard to Stay in Your Lane and Why You Must”